Intel Has Leading Edge Multicore Processors In Plan For 2008
Intel is looking forward to bringing leading edge microprocessors and technologies to the market, as it unveiled its plans for the second half of this year. The company expects a six-core processor coming up later in 2008. In addition to Ã¢â‚¬Å“Dunnington,Ã¢â‚¬Â the codename for the six-core processor, Intel will also bring its new Itanium processor named Ã¢â‚¬Å“Tukwila.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Ã¢â‚¬Å“DunningtonÃ¢â‚¬Â for expandable multi-processor servers that is said to become available in the second half of 2008 is based on the 45nm high-k process technology, offers compatibility with systems designed from quad-core Xeon processors and it supports FlexMigration technology, that allows a single compatible virtualization pool to support migration across servers. In addition, it will feature 1.9 billion transistors and 16MB of L3 cache.
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